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Klinger, Palardy, Gilmore and Bodin, 2003, p. 687; Bellini, Peters, Benner, and Hopf,
2007; White, Keonig, Scahill, 2006).
A second early strategy for addressing social skills deficits was simply to include
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conjunction with the inclusion of students with special needs in regular education
classrooms adds weight to the fact that teachers could expect to be increasingly called
upon to enhance the social deficits of...
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The Think Social! curriculum was the most natural and easiest to facilitate. This
cognitive behavior therapy based curriculum turns abstract ideas, such as why making
eye contact is important, into concrete...
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Bellini, S. (2006). The development of social anxiety in adolescents with autism
spectrum disorders. Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities, 21(3),
138-145. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier...
sixth grade. The DIBELS assessment is given in K-6 classrooms three times per year. It is an
individualized test with the proctor working one-on-one with students to assess their growth
throughout the year (Good, R. H., & Kaminski, R. A.,...
Imagine Learning is geared toward younger students to learn languages with support in
their first language. Its instructional design is research-based and follows four guidelines in order
to provide effective language learning programs. These...
and paid preparation time for teachers to create online and other classroom materials that
supported ELL instruction. On the university level, instructors of teacher preparation programs
increased information on instructional practices for ELLs....
It has been observed that the most effective teachers are those who recognize that they
have much more to learn and thus seek opportunities for continuing professional development
(Parris & Block, 2008). The world of education is constantly...
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Bass, M. (1960). Leadership, psychology and organizational behavior. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Beatty, M. (1988). Physiological assessment. In J.A. Daly & J.C. McCroskey (Eds.). Avoiding communication:...
Wise (2009) commented on why high school has been left out of the literacy debate: the policymakers under No Child Left Behind only focused on the elementary levels because the severity of struggling readers in the upper levels was not...
In summary, the QRI test covers all of the components of reading comprehension as outlined in the researcher’s definition. The validity of this test is highly confirmed by the researcher’s observations and the participants’ opinions of the...
outlines six areas of focus: Education, Healthy Futures, Environmental Stewardship, Veterans,
Opportunity and Disaster Preparedness.
The present attention and focus on service learning is a forward-looking vision at the
future of higher-education...
meet a community need, build leadership skills, enhance their resume, a calling or duty and to
feel good about themselves. Table 1 shows the findings for this question – motivations to serve.
Coding Motivations to Serve
Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some
children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of
reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
concerns and opinions where student commitment to reading was concerned. Teachers
participated in observations in their own classrooms and shared data with the researcher
based on habits and reading interests being demonstrated in individual...
the time to talk about books, let imaginations wander, and discuss literature “what ifs”
with the project students.
As an educator, this project has reminded me why I wanted to become a teacher in
the first place—my love of books and my...
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SWATC’s online orientation and student evaluation
Because Southwest Applied Technology College covers a geographic service area that is larger than the states of Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island combined, many of its...
will be required. This stage would require written permission from the target student's parents in
order to conduct an evaluation, which would determine whether or not the student has a conduct
disorder qualifying him/her for special education...
philosophy that educators can recognize signs that indicate a potential for inappropriate behavior
(Murdick, 1996). It is preferable to prevent inappropriate behaviors rather than wait until after
the behaviors occur before responding. Students...
This specific study didn’t focus on individual case studies. The increase of students
placed in the school-wide seclusion classroom may have been due to the increase of students
attending the school who were in need of...